Congenital Hypothyroidism PIM: Diagnosis and Management

The Congenital Hypothyroidism PIM: Diagnosis and Management is a web based activity designed to help pediatric endocrinologists improve their care of infants, children and adolescents diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. Developed in partnership by the Pediatric Endocrine Society and the Endocrine Society, this online practice improvement activity helps learners assess their care against performance measures based on the AAP, ATA, PES 2006 Update of Newborn Screening and Therapy for Congenital Hypothyroidism and ESPE’s 2014 Consensus Guidelines on Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Congenital Hypothyroidism.

The CH PIM features:

  • Free to PES and ES Members 
  • Comprehensive physician and parent education resources
  • 20 American Board of Pediatrics MOC Part 4 points
  • 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Access this self-assessment activity at endoselfassessment.org.

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Target Audience

Target audience: 

This activity is intended for physicians seeking recertification in pediatric endocrinology and/or feedback on performance in this area of pediatric endocrinology. Note: If you would like to claim MOC points, you must be enrolled in the American Board of Pediatric (ABP) MOC program.

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives: 

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate their practice structure and processes to determine the extent to which the systems support the delivery of quality care;
  • Compare their practice against performance measures through patient chart review;
  • Improve their support of parents/caregivers when treating children with congenital hypothyroidism;
  • Develop and implement a self and/or practice wide improvement plan to enhance patient care;
  • Analyze their performance after implementing improvements to determine effectiveness of the improvements.

Additional Information

Target Audience: 
Physician-in-practice
Fellow
Resident
Clinical researcher
Other
Competency Area: 
Professionalism
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
Topic Area: 
Growth Disorders
Pediatric Endocrinology
Thyroid/HPT Axis
Level of Outcomes: 
Level 1 (Participation)
Level 2 (Satisfaction)
Level 3A (Learning: Declarative Knowledge (Knows))
Level 3B (Learning: Procedural Knowledge (Knows How))
Level 4 (Learning: Competence (Shows How))
Level 5 (Performance (Does))
Level 6 (Patient Health)
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Course opens: 
04/24/2015
Course expires: 
03/31/2018
Pricing: 
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Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/24/2015
Course expires: 
03/31/2018